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The Animal Rescue League of Iowa is a nonprofit organization founded in 1926. The ARL is the state's largest animal shelter, serving over 19,000 animals each year from all corners of the state. With a focus on adoption, humane education, cruelty intervention, spay and neuter programs, and reuniting lost and found pets with their owners, the ARL is the greater Des Moines area's only shelter that never turns away an animal in need.

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New ARL TheraPets Program Provides Comfort to Patients

posted 9/1/2015
Those of us who have had pets in our lives know the ability animals have to put a smile on our face and boost our mood. TheraPets, a new program from Animal Rescue League of Iowa (ARL), brings those experiences to patients in the care of nursing homes, hospitals, rehabilitation centers, hospice facilities, and other such residences. ...

Animal Rescue League is Over Capacity & Asking for the Public's Help

posted 7/16/2015
Animal Rescue League of Iowa (ARL) officials are asking for the public's help as they face a record number of homeless animals in their care - over 1,337 animals - and growing each day. ...

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